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The Pickwick Inn

St Anns Chapel | Bigbury, Bigbury TQ7 4HQ, England
+44 1548 810310
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (111 reviews)
“lasagne” (8 reviews)
“garlic bread” (6 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Pub, Italian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Anns Chapel | Bigbury, Bigbury TQ7 4HQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the pub one lunch time in November. There was a good fire going and the pub had a cosy atmosphere. The 4 of us all had a good meal. They cater well for gluten free food too. I can thoroughly recommend the gluten...More

1  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take a weekend away from the city and stayed in Bigbury Court. Within 10 minutes walk away we found Robert the landlord of the Pickwick Inn. We popped in for an evening meal as a treat to get us out of some...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We visited here on a Monday lunch time.Easy to drive by, as not imposing from the outside, but inside nice and cosy.We sat on the sofas by the fire which was lovely on a chilly day. Some food was off the menu which was a...More

1  Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I won't say too much but... We used to visit the Pickwick loved the food and experience. Change of owner we visited in September on Saturday night most of the specials had gone. when we ordered the steaks only one left. portion size was small...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. No sandwiches available and asked for the soup but this had been taken off the menu. Lunch was nice but we did notice that a lot of food on the menu wasn’t available when we got there.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the Pickwick Inn on a Monday evening whilst on holiday in Bigbury on sea to celebrate my birthday and we weren’t disappointed 😊 As 3 of our party have celiac disease , I contacted the pub ahead of our visit and felt reassured...More

2  Thank Melgordon
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Wow... this place is amazing! Don't be put off by the shabby looking exterior. Inside you are welcomed by an open roaring fire, candle lit tables and friendly staff. The Italian cuisine is outstanding with superb choice. An added bonus to this lovely place is...More

1  Thank Ellie P
Rob H, Owner at The Pickwick Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

We are glad that you have had a great time at the Pickwick. The fact that you have chosen to visit us again, the following day, says more about our food and our service than I possibly could. We love our customers, their dogs, and...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in here, on way back from visit to Burgh Island, for lunch. Very friendly and chatty staff. Sat at the bar and had the soup of the day and burger. All homemade and delicious. Tables nicely spaced out with comfortable sofas around the fire....More

2  Thank Boatjude
Rob H, Owner at The Pickwick Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your review. We're glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in the area. Kind regards, Carrie-Ann and Robert

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Billed as an Italian restaurant, the hand made pizzas were good. I had a small Bolognese which was poor. Not hot, the sauce was mixed with the spaghetti (which I hate) this is the first time I have had this topped with grated cheddar rather...More

Thank PaulSansom2014
Rob H, Owner at The Pickwick Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

We are very sorry that you had such a disappointing visit. We had a new chef in, covering our head chef while he was on holiday. Sadly, he was not able to keep up with the high standards that people have come to expect at...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great variety, great service. Our family of 4 ate here 4 times on holiday and we never had a bad meal. Everything was lovely and dogs are welcome.More

Thank Frazer M
Rob H, Owner at The Pickwick Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

I think the fact that you chose to return so often speaks volumes about our food and our service. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the Pickwick and hope it is a fond memory of your holiday in lovely Devon. We would love...More

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Ellie P
24 September 2017|
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Response from Pat H | Reviewed this property |
I think so - but give them a ring to make sure.
Ellie P
24 September 2017|
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Response from Rob H | Property representative |
Hi. Yes dogs are very welcome at the Pickwick. We even have a tub of treats for them. 🐩🐕
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Anns Chapel | Bigbury, Bigbury TQ7 4HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bigbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 810310
  • E-mail
Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and throughout the afternoon on Saturdays and Sundays, The Pickwick Inn is a great treat for everyone, from those looking for a light lunch to those after a gourmet three or four course meal. Our fully stocked bar is also perfect for those wishing to sample a local real ale or to unwind after exploring the fantastic South Devon scenery.
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